Oso benefit shows
Conway Muse Benefit for Oso: 7:30 p.m. April 25 at 18444 Spruce St., Conway. Performers include Michael Thomas, Knut Bell and Alfie Harpo.
Oso Strong: 2 to 9 p.m. April 26, Buzz Inn, 5200 172nd St. NE, Arlington. Performers include Jesse Taylor, Marlin James and Latigo Lace.
Fuel for Oso: Help Darrington folks with their travel costs. 9 p.m. May 2, Shanty Tavern, 9002 Lake City Way, Seattle. $10 tickets at the door. Featuring an acoustic concert by JD Hobson, Country Dave Harmonson and Andy Wylie.
All You Need is Love: 5 to 10 p.m. May 3, Rhodes River Ranch, 22016 Entsminger Road, Arlington. The baristas from Stilly Coffee House are putting on a bachelor and bachelorette date night auction and pasta bar with live music from Piper Lee, Josh Clauson and Knut Bell. Tickets are $15 from the Stilly Coffee House, 530 N. West Ave., Arlington, inside the Arlington Pharmacy. Tickets are $20 at the door.
Acoustic for Oso: Evening of May 9, Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle. Performers include The Presidents of the United States of America, the Meices, Duff McKagan, Alessandra Rose.
Benefit Show: Evening of May 10, Flights Pub, 7601 Evergreen Way, Everett. Performances by Lacero, Darklight, Rain Light Fade and Eros.
Hope for Oso: noon to 8 p.m. May 17 at the Stanwood Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Family friendly music, kids activities.
Tractor Tavern Benefit for Oso: 8 p.m. May 12, Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave., Seattle. Tickets $25.
Raising Hope for Oso: 7 p.m. May 24, Eagles Hall, 1000 Metcalf St., Sedro-Woolley. Performers include Ragged Edge, Shadow Creek Project, Contrabanned. $10 donation goes to relief funds.
“The Art of the Jitterbug”: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra performs big band dance music of the 1930s at 4 p.m. April 26 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The concert includes two pairs of dancers demonstrating moves from early years of big band jazz, such as the jitterbug, the Lindy hop and East Coast swing. The music includes hits made popular by such band leaders as Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. Call 425-275-9595 for tickets, which range in price from $15 to $34. For more information on events, see edmondscenterforthearts. Coming up at ECA, Yesterday and Today, Beatles music, 7:30 p.m. May 17.
Moonlight Swing Orchestra: Memorial concert with the Cascadia Big Band, 2 to 4 p.m. April 26, Bothell United Methodist Church, 18515 92nd Ave NE., Bothell. The performance is dedicated to the memory of the late Everett trombonist Brian Anderson, who was a member of both bands. Admission is free, donations are taken. The Moonlight Swing Orchestra also is set to perform for the East County Senior Center Spring Fling, 6 p.m. May 3, at the center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Tickets are $7. More information about the dance and dinner is available by phoning 360-794-6359.
“Artists at the Organ” recital series: Final concert of 2013-14 season is 7 p.m. May 4 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Mark Brombaugh of Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, will perform music of Melchior Schildt, J.S. Bach, Louis Vierne, Percy Whitlock, David Dahl and a new work by John Eggert. Trinity Lutheran’s Martin Pasi organ is noted for its glorious sound. It was built for the church in Italy and installed in 1995. Suggested donation $15 or pay as you are able.
Bronn Journey: Westminster Presbyterian Church hosts harpist Bronn Journey for an evening of sacred and popular music, 6 p.m. May 4. An offering will be taken. Reception to follow. The church is at 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. For more information, call 425-252-3757.
Everett Philharmonic: The orchestra, under the direction of Paul-Elliott Cobbs, performs its season finale at 7 p.m. May 10 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. The concert features harpist Juliet Stratton performing Saint-Saen’s “Morceau de Concert” for harp and orchestra. The program also includes Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, Dvorak’s Carnival Overture and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. Tickets are $25 or $20 for seniors and students. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The stage-side chat with Cobbs is at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at www.everettphil.org.
Cascade Symphony: The orchestra concludes its season at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. To order tickets, call the box office at 425-275-9595. Director Michael Miropolsky conducts and Natalya Ageyeva will be featured piano soloist in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. The orchestra also will perform Overture to Rienzi by Wagner and the Classical Symphony by Prokofieff. A pre-concert lecture at 6:30 will be given by KING-FM’s Dave Beck.
Fisherman’s Village Music Festival: May 16 and 17, several venues, downtown Everett; 60 bands including Moondoggies, Gardens &Village, La Laz, Rose Windows, The Grizzled Mighty, Wampire, Chad Valley, the Maldives, Wild Ones, Night Beats, Trails &Ways, Fly Moon Royalty, Fresh Espresso and Radiation City. Tickets available at thefishermansvillage.com/tickets.
Pacific Northwest Folklore Society: Along with the Everett Library, the society presents a free concert by popular Poulsbo folk musicians Hank Payne and Claire Favro at 2 p.m. May 18, library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt. More information about the musicians is at www.hanknclaire.com.
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater: The “Thumb” presents John Batdorf, formally of Batdorf and Rodney, in a home concert at 6:30 p.m. April 27 at 8118 80th St. SE, Snohomish. Proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit theater. Women Making Music returns to the theater at 4 and 7:30 p.m. May 3. Then, at 4 p.m. May 4, Arlington country music singer Jesse Taylor performs at the Thumb. The MusicBox Project, based in Mill Creek, plans to show its documentary, “American Women: Roots Musicians, Women’s Tales and Tunes. Tickets for the shows are $10. Open microphone at the Thumb, all ages welcome, begins at 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Performer sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $3 performers, $5 audience. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish; 360-568-9412; thumbnailtheater.com.
“Feminine Fanfare: Women Playing Music by Women”: An event spotlighting women in the arts; 2 p.m. May 4, Black Box Theater, Mountlake Terrace Hall, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Art by women college students displayed in the lobby. Poetry read by Monda Van Hollebeke during the recital. Images on screen – pictures of the composers, lyrics to the German lieder by Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendlessohn. All will be performed by women on our music faculty, one student on marimba, and our former Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, Joan Penney. Besides songs, we have French horn, flute and marimba.
Seattle Symphony: Performs at Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; tickets and other information at www.seattlesymphony.org. Concertmaster Alexander Velinzon performs the Brahms Violin Concerto at 8 p.m. April 26. The program also includes Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra.
Strawberry Fest Talent Show: Marysville Strawberry Festival needs entertainers for its June 19 talent show. Auditions are 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 8 and 9, Marysville Pilchuck High School auditorium. Looking for all ages, solo, or group, vocal, dance, comedy, bands, piano. Go to Maryfest.org for application. Call 360-653-6584 for information.
Friday Music Jam Sessions: For people with disabilities and their friends, the Village Music and Art’s Friday jam sessions, featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village, are 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays at 338 N. McLeod, Arlington. Musicians and other interested community members are welcome. Children under the age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Call 360-653-7752, ext. 14, for information or to sign up.
Music Hall Community Orchestra: Meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Music Hall, next to Macy’s inside the Everett Mall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way. For more information, call 425-252-6542.
Old Time and Country Music Association: Seeking new members. The group meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month at the Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. Provides entertainment, including old-time country, gospel and bluegrass music, for residents and guest of Snohomish and Skagit County senior living and care facilities. Contact club president Bill Bissonnette at 360-403-7379 or email email@example.com.
Voices Northwest: Women’s chorus meets 7 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922 149th St. SE, Monroe; open to women 16 and older; email firstname.lastname@example.org; 425-741-9123.